Lisbon - Portugal
Explore authentic Belem district in Lisbon
On this tour you will learn about the Portuguese Discoveries, which consists of a series of sea voyages and explorations carried out by the Portuguese between 1415 and 1543. The discoveries resulted in the expansion of Portugal and were an essential contribution to delineate the map of the world. Portuguese sailors were at the vanguard of European overseas exploration, discovering and mapping the coasts of Africa, Canada, Asia and Brazil.
In addition to learning the rich history of Portugal, you will also visit:
Luís de Camões Square: Main Plaza with the statue of 16th century epic poet Luís de Camões
Baixa Chiado: Neighborhood around the Baixa Chiado metro station
Ruins of the Carmo Convent: Convent ruined during the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake
Santa Justa Elevator (Price 2 € per pax not included in tour price): The famous, photographic elevator that will give you an excellent view of downtown Lisbon.
Baixa Pombalina (Rua Augusta): The main commercial thorofare through the city of Lisbon.
Augusta Street Arch: The triumphal arch building that is the focal point of the Commerce Square
Commerce Square: The largest plaza in all of Portugal
Cais do Sodré Station: Visit the historic train station so we can make our way to Belem
Pattern of discoveries: A massive mural of the world near the Port of Discoveries
Jerónimos Monastery: An old monastery located in the Belem district
Pasteis de Belém: Enjoy the tastiest and most traditional treat from all of Portugal!